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Milwaukee Journal Sentinal The Milwaukee Brewers’ new Class AA affiliate has been named the Biloxi Shuckers. The Brewers’ previous Class AA affiliate was located in Huntsville, Ala.
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Red Sox reel in Sandoval, Ramirez

Milwaukee Journal Sentinal The Boston Red Sox are hoping to spend their way out of the AL East cellar with two big free-agent signings.
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Counsell will stay with Brewers

Milwaukee Journal Sentinal He removes himself from consideration for the Tampa Bay Rays managerial opening
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Brewers add three minor-leaguers to 40-man roster

Milwaukee Journal Sentinal The Milwaukee Brewers added right-hander Taylor Jungmann, shortstop Yadiel Rivera and left-hander Michael Strong to their 40-man roster.
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Brewers sign pitcher John Ely to minor-league contract

Milwaukee Journal Sentinal Right-hander John Ely, who made 18 starts for the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2010 but pitched in Boston’s farm system last season as a reliever, signed a minor-league deal with the Brewers on...
  • 6 days ago
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Zach Duke signs $15 million deal with White Sox

Milwaukee Journal Sentinal The Milwaukee Brewers suffered their first free-agent defection Tuesday, as reliever Zach Duke signed a three-year, $15 million contract with the Chicago White Sox.
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Giancarlo Stanton receives $325 million deal

Milwaukee Journal Sentinal The Miami Marlins are no longer pinching pennies, and Giancarlo Stanton won’t be, either. Stanton agreed to terms with the team Monday on a $325 million, 13-year contract, Miami owner Jeffrey...
  • 8 days ago
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Brewers pick up highly rated center-field prospect

Milwaukee Journal Sentinal The Milwaukee Brewers took advantage of the Atlanta Braves’ desire to give a minor-leaguer a change of scenery by making a deal Friday for highly rated center-field prospect Kyle Wren.
  • 11 days ago

Kershaw, Kluber named Cy Young winners

Milwaukee Journal Sentinal Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw was a unanimous choice for his third NL Cy Young Award, and Cleveland’s Corey Kluber edged Seattle’s Felix Hernandez to win the AL honor.
  • 13 days ago

Williams earns NL's top manager; Showalter wins in the AL

Milwaukee Journal Sentinal Washington’s Matt Williams won the National League’s manager of the year Award on Tuesday following his first season as a big-league skipper, and Baltimore’s Buck Showalterwas voted American...
  • 14 days ago

Abreu, deGrom tabbed top rookies

Milwaukee Journal Sentinal Jose Abreu and Jacob deGromwere far from the major leagues at the start of 2013. On Monday, the pair were runaway winners in balloting for rookies of the year.
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Ex-Brewer Craig Counsell could replace Joe Maddon as manager of Rays

Milwaukee Journal Sentinal The Tampa Bay Rays announced on Thursday a list of eight preliminary managerial candidates including Milwaukee Brewers special assistant Craig Counsell.
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Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy loses out to Yadier Molina for Gold Glove

Milwaukee Journal Sentinal One of three finalists behind the plate in the National League for the defensive honor, Jonathan Lucroy lost out to Yadier Molina of the Cardinals despite Molina playing just 110 games due to...
  • 21 days ago
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Aramis Ramirez accepts mutual option; infield corners set

Milwaukee Journal Sentinal A big piece of the Brewers’ puzzle fell into place Monday when third baseman Aramis Ramirez accepted a $14 million mutual option to return in 2015. Combined with the addition of first baseman Adam...
  • 22 days ago
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Former Brewer Paul Molitor to become manager of Minnesota Twins

Milwaukee Journal Sentinal The Twins said Monday they will hire Paul Molitor as manager, giving the Hall of Fame infielder and Minnesota native a three-year contract with a team coming off four straight seasons of 92 or...
  • 22 days ago
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Brewers optimistic Ryan Braun is making progress after thumb procedure

Milwaukee Journal Sentinal The Milwaukee Brewers won’t know for sure until Ryan Braun starts playing in spring training, but all parties are optimistic about the procedure he underwent to treat a nagging thumb injury.
  • 23 days ago
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Adam Lind fills first-base gap for Brewers

Milwaukee Journal Sentinal The Milwaukee Brewers wasted no time addressing one of their biggest areas of need this off-season. On Saturday, the team acquired first baseman Adam Lind from the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange...
  • 24 days ago
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Twins set to tab Paul Molitor

Milwaukee Journal Sentinal After nearly five weeks spent looking for a manager, the Minnesota Twins appear to have settled on the first candidate they interviewed.
  • 24 days ago
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Brewers exercise option on starting pitcher Yovani Gallardo, decline on second baseman Rickie Weeks

Milwaukee Journal Sentinal In a pair of moves that were not unexpected Friday, the Brewers exercised their 2015 club option on right-hander Yovani Gallardo and declined what became a club option on second baseman Rickie...
  • 25 days ago
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MLB free agent frenzy begins

Milwaukee Journal Sentinal Baseball’s business season began Thursday when 121 players become free agents, a group that includes Pablo Sandoval, Michael Morse, Jake Peavy, Sergio Romo and Ryan Vogelsong of the World Series...
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Blog Articles

Ariel Pena has been outrighted to AAA Colorado Springs

SBN: Brew Crew Ball (Derek Harvey) — Some roster moves are more bittersweet than others. When the Brewers traded Zack Greinke to the Angels they got back Jean Segura, of course. They also got two intriguing flamethrowers in Johnny...
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Lesser Brewers: Lyle Overbay

SBN: Brew Crew Ball (Noah Jarosh) — Lyle Overbay wasn't the most exciting choice to platoon at first base, but he proved his value as the season wore on. When the season began, I don't think too many people were particularly...
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Brewers announce postgame concert artists for 2015

Milwaukee Journal Sentinal The Brewers announced Tuesday the three acts for their new postgame concert series at Miller Park in 2015: Joe Nichols, O.A.R. and the Goo Goo Dolls.
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What we learned: November 25, 2014

SBN: Brew Crew Ball (-JP-) — Today's lessons include a trade rumor, a new name for a minor-league affiliate, and more. Cram Session Are the Brewers looking to trade some of their rotation depth? Yesterday, Noah...
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What do you think of Biloxi's new name & logo?

SBN: Brew Crew Ball (-JP-) — Double-A Biloxi has revealed their new logo and name. What do you think about it? Earlier tonight, Double-A Biloxi officially revealed their new logo for their minor-league team. After getting...
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Brewers' new Class AA Biloxi affiliate named Shuckers

Milwaukee Journal Sentinal The Brewers' new Class AA affiliate has been named the Biloxi Shuckers.
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Brewers set clubhouse sale for Dec. 5-6

Milwaukee Journal Sentinal The Brewers will hold their annual clubhouse sale on Friday, Dec. 5 and Saturday, Dec. 6 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. inside the visiting clubhouse at Miller Park. The sale will feature savings of up to...
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Brewers trade rumors: Team 'listening' to offers for Yovani Gallardo and Kyle Lohse

SBN: Brew Crew Ball (Noah Jarosh) — The Brewers don't seem likely to trade either of the two starters, but will seemingly be listening to offers in case something blows them away. Over the weekend,  ESPN's Buster Olney had a...
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Mark Loretta is better than these Hall of Fame nominees

SBN: Brew Crew Ball (Kyle Lobner) — The 1995-2002 Brewer may not deserve a plaque in Cooperstown, but he might be more worthy than these guys. One of today's top stories around baseball comes from Cooperstown, where the  Baseball...
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What we learned: November 24, 2014

SBN: Brew Crew Ball (-JP-) — Today's lessons include coaching decisions, the 2015 Hall of Fame ballot, and another MVBrewers profile. Cram Session The Brewers filled out their coaching staff on Friday by  promoting...
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Big Unit, Smoltz, Pedro on new Hall of Fame ballot

Milwaukee Journal Sentinal An already crowded Hall of Fame field became even more congested Monday when the new ballot was released including newcomers Randy Johnson, John Smoltz and Pedro Martinez.
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Lesser Brewers: Rob Wooten

SBN: Brew Crew Ball (Derek Harvey) — "Sometimes ERA is not the best indicator of performance," said Rob Wooten. (I assume, anyway) Of all the different types of players in baseball, I really think a reliever's value may be the most...
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Mike Guerrero promoted to Brewers first base coach

SBN: Brew Crew Ball (Noah Jarosh) — Guerrero has been a long-standing member of the Brewers organization, spending his first year as a coach in the majors with the team in 2014. Among the first moves the Brewers made this...
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What we learned: November 21, 2014

SBN: Brew Crew Ball (-JP-) — Today's lessons include 40-man roster additions, bullpen contracts, and how Mark Loretta is responsible for the acquisition of Jean Segura. Cram Session The deadline to add players to the...
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Minor League pitcher David Goforth will be added to Brewers 40-man roster, per report

SBN: Brew Crew Ball (Noah Jarosh) — The power reliever will be protected in the Rule 5 draft along with three other minor leaguers added earlier Thursday. Earlier on Thursday, the Brewers added three minor leaguers to their 40-man...
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The Thursday Thinker: Highest paid relievers

SBN: Brew Crew Ball (Kyle Lobner) — Can you name the guys who out earn or out earned Zach Duke? Earlier this week we learned that the White Sox have signed 2014 Brewers reliever Zach Duke to a three-year, $15 million...
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Lesser Brewers: Elian Herrera

SBN: Brew Crew Ball (Derek Harvey) — Even the best teams need back up players. The Brewers claimed Elian Herrera off waivers in the early offseason before 2014. At the time it was a pretty low key under the radar move (much in the...
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Brewers add Taylor Jungmann, Michael Strong and Yadiel Rivera to 40-man roster

SBN: Brew Crew Ball (Noah Jarosh) — These three players will be protected in December's Rule 5 draft, though other Brewers' minor leaguers will be eligible to be selected. Today is the deadline for MLB teams to add Rule-5 eligible...
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Brewers add three minor leaguers to 40-man roster

Milwaukee Journal Sentinal The Brewers on Thursday added three minor-league players to their 40-man roster -- right-hander Taylor Jungmann, shortstop Yadiel Rivera and left-hander Michael Strong. The additions leave the...
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What we learned: November 20, 2014

SBN: Brew Crew Ball (-JP-) — Today's lessons include Rule 5 draft protection, another MVBrewers profile, and more. Cram Session The deadline to protect eligible players from the Rule 5 draft by adding them to the...
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